Philip Coupland

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My Publications

  • ‘The Blackshirted Utopians’, Journal of Contemporary History, 33 2 (April 1998), 255-272. 
  • ‘“Utopia” in British Political Culture: The Desire that Dare Not Speak its Name’, Socialist History, 15 (1999), 17-33.
  • ‘H.G. Wells’s ‘Liberal Fascism’’, Journal of Contemporary History, 35 4 (October 2000), 577-594. 
  • ‘The Blackshirts in Northampton, 1933-1940’, Northamptonshire Past and Present, 53 (2000), 71-82. 
  • ‘‘Left Wing Fascism’ in Theory and Practice: The Case of the British Union of Fascists’, 20th Century British History, 13 1 (2002), 38-61. 
  • ‘Mosley, Oswald (1896-1980)’ and ‘Fascism in Britain’ in David Loades (ed.), The Reader’s Guide to British History (Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003). 
  • ‘The Black Shirt in Britain: The Meanings and Functions of Political Uniform’, Julie V. Gottlieb and Thomas Linehan (eds.), Cultural Expressions of the Far Right in 20th Century Britain (I.B. Tauris, 2004). 
  • ‘Western Union, “Spritual Union,” and European Integration, 1948-1951’, Journal of British Studies 14 3 (July 2004), 366—394. 
  • 'Mosley, Oswald Ernald (1896-1980)', 374-375 in John Powell (ed.), Dictionary of Literary Influences: The Twentieth Century, 1914-2000 (Westport Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2004). 
  • ‘Britain, Europe and Christendom in Mid Twentieth-Century British Christian Thought’, Political Theology, 6 3 (July 2005), 367-391.
  • ‘Utopianism’ in Cyprian Blamires (ed.) A Historical Encyclopedia of World Fascism (New York: ABC-Clio, 2006). 
  • ‘A Politics of ‘Action’, Socialist History, 32 (2008), 36-58.
  • ‘Bischof George Bell: Eine Stimme für Deutschland und die europäische Einheit, 1939-1950’, in Clarita Müller-Plantenberg and Joachim Perels (eds.),Kritik eines technokratischen Europas: Der politische Widerstand und die Konzeption einer europäischen Verfassung (Kassel: Kassel University Press, 2008).
  • ‘Bishop George Bell: Speaking for Germany and European Unity, 1939-1950’, Kichliche Zietgeschichte, 21 2 (2008), 300-323.
  • ‘Prologue to Fascism – The New Party in Northampton, 1931-32’, Northamptonshire Past and Present, 63 (2009), 90-97.
  • ‘George Bell, the Question of Germany and the Cause of European Unity’, pp. 89-108 in Andrew Chandler (ed.) The Church and Humanity: The Life and Work of George Bell, 1883-1958 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012).
  • ‘Anglican Peace Aims and the Christendom Group, 1939-1945’ in Tom Lawson and Stephen Parker (eds), God and War: The Church of England and Armed Conflict in the Twentieth Century (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012)
  • Farming, Fascism and Ecology A Life of Jorian Jenks (Abingdon: Routledge, 2016; forthcoming)


I have also reviewed for The Canadian Journal of History, Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Utopian Studies and Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions

If you are interested in reading any of the above and do not have access to them please contact me




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